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Hot Tuna Buttress  

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Location: 34.2715, -118.6043 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tristan B on Oct 15, 2009
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There are a few top rope routes from 5.9-5.11 on this wall. At the base is a cave which has Hot Tuna a V5 roof traverse.

Getting There 

Park at the top of Stoney. It is one of the first spots you come to on your right in the North Canyons. Just to the left of Roof Rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.4 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hot Tuna Buttress:
Eat or be Eaten   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     TR, 40'   
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Cold Sushi V10 7C+  CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Hot Tuna Buttress
Full body physicality. Looking at hot tuna from left to right, this problem starts deep in the seam beneath the second hueco. There is an amazingly positive and bomber water polished full-pad crimp to start right hand on, with the left matched on a smaller crimp to the left. Feet are technical. Pull off of your butt on the crimp and start shooting out, working toward the hueco (toe hooks?). Once in the hueco, the crux is behind you, and you can get a little rest before exiting the roof via a big...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Rob Gordon
From: Hollywood, CA
Nov 9, 2009
Is there a reason Hot Tuna isn't on here? Are we trying to keep some routes secret? I don't want to rub anyone the wrong way...
By Chris Owen
From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Dec 8, 2009
Feel free to add it Rob - I would but I've never been able to complete it.
By Boots Ylectric
From: Roselle IL
Jul 11, 2012
Hot Tuna is probably the biggest reason I want to get back to Stoney Point. I managed to latch on to some local guys the one day I was there and played on that problem with them for a while. I couldn't bag it then, but I'm fairly certain I can now. I'm dying to do that route again it's so much fun.
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